Monday, November 29, 2021

All posts tagged "jobs"

  • Job Losses Increase in Puerto Rico During 2nd Quarter of 2015

    In the second quarter of 2015, the number of jobs lost in Puerto Rico due to the closing or contraction of companies was about 46,166, the highest in at least four years, according to the report recently...

    • Posted February 8, 2016
  • Rosselló Proposes ‘Federal Opportunities Center’

    LAS PIEDRAS, Puerto Rico – Ricardo Rosselló Nevares, who aspires to be the gubernatorial candidate for the New Progressive Party (NPP), on Sunday presented his project to establish a Center for Federal Opportunities, which he said would...

    • Posted February 7, 2016
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  • Rubio Comes Under Withering Criticism in Republican Debate

    MANCHESTER, N.H. – Donald Trump said he didn’t have to win; Hillary Clinton didn’t know whether she could. Marco Rubio said he was ready to lead the country; and Bernie Sanders said “don’t jinx me” about predictions...

    • Posted February 7, 2016
  • Hopeful Sign for US Economy: Job Hunting Ticks Up

    WASHINGTON – For most of an agonizingly slow recovery from the Great Recession, millions of out-of-work Americans huddled on the sidelines of the job market. Yet Friday’s jobs report added to evidence of a long-awaited shift: Some...

    • Posted February 6, 2016
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  • Many See Cause for Optimism Despite Slower US Job Growth

    WASHINGTON – Consider looking past January’s so-so job growth. At first glance, Friday’s government report on U.S. hiring was a downer – 151,000 added jobs, well below the pace of the previous few months. Yet once you...

    • Posted February 6, 2016
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  • Friday’s Jobs Report Could Ease US Recession Fears. Or Not.

    WASHINGTON – U.S. manufacturing is shrinking, corporate profits are declining and goods are piling up on warehouse shelves. Those trends have elevated concern that a U.S. recession may loom in the next year or two. Yet in...

    • Posted February 5, 2016
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  • Survey: US Employers Hired at Solid Pace in January

    WASHINGTON – U.S. employers added jobs at a steady pace last month, lifted by robust gains in services and construction, according to a private survey. Payroll processor ADP says businesses added 205,000 jobs in January, down from...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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  • Home Depot to Hire more than 80,000 Workers for Busy Spring

    NEW YORK – Home Depot is on a hiring spree. The nation’s largest home improvement chain, based in Atlanta, said Wednesday it’s hiring more than 80,000 workers nationwide for its busy spring season, the same level as...

    • Posted February 3, 2016
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  • Portugal’s Government Hangs Tough on Ending Austerity

    LISBON, Portugal – Portugal’s prime minister said Friday he will seek to accommodate European authorities’ concerns about his government’s spending plan for this year, but won’t give up his promise to end austerity in the country. Antonio...

    • Posted January 29, 2016
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  • Brazil’s Petrobras Overhauls Corporate Structure

    RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s state-run oil company Petrobras said Thursday it will slash management jobs as part of an efficiency drive approved by its board of directors. The plan calls for a 30 percent reduction of...

    • Posted January 28, 2016
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